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Seoul, South KoreaAdventures in Seoul Indie Folk With WAGWAK
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Adventures in Seoul Indie Folk With WAGWAK

April 18, 2012
When asked to describe the Seoul indie rock scene in one word, Daehyun Kim and Sangyoung Cho of indie folk band WAGWAK, look at each other and go, "Baby." "Yes," says Daehyun. "Because they can learn...
Paris, FranceVarious Artists — Kitsuné America
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Rating: 3.5

Various Artists — Kitsuné America

Parisian enterprise Kitsuné has carved out a unique spot on the international music map. Both a fashion (check out these Keds) and record label, Kitsuné has become known primarily for its compilations,...
Paris, FranceThe Dø Wrote The Book on Baroque Pop
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The Dø Wrote The Book on Baroque Pop

The book is always better than the movie, but somehow that doesn't stop people from making terrible movies based on books. Maybe people should make more music based on literature instead. The Dø doesn't do that, but it feels like they do, and there...
Alor Setar, MalaysiaYuna — S/T
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Rating: 3.5

Yuna — S/T

After achieving stardom in her native Malaysia with emotionally and lyrically intricate indie pop, Yuna has released a self-titled album aimed at a global audience. For the production of this debut she...
Tokyo, JapanMolice — Neugravity
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Rating: 3

Molice — Neugravity

Moddish Tokyo rockers Molice say they drew inspiration from the android-centric cult film Blade Runner for their third album Neugravity. Luckily, the music doesn't sound like it was made by robots....
Angers, FranceCatching Up With Pony Pony Run Run
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Catching Up With Pony Pony Run Run

Two brothers, an art school pal, and a tour bus. What may sound like a pitch for a quirky sitcom is none other than Pony Pony Run Run, an indie electro trio and recent MTV Iggy Artist of the Week! The Nantes-based band has garnered some impressive...